Cleaner Air Oregon Rulemaking
Cleaner Air Oregon, a new program announced by the Governor to overhaul industrial air toxics regulations, is led by Oregon Health Authority and Department of Environmental Quality.
Local Projects: Hollingsworth & Vose
Hollingsworth & Vose submitted a Prevention of Signifcant Deterioration permit application on January 29, 2016. DEQ is holding an informational meeting on the application to provide information and answer questions. DEQ will use public input in drafting the PSD permit.
Klamath Falls PM2.5 Attainment Plan
In the winter months, Klamath Falls has periods when levels of particulate pollution are unhealthy to breathe. Together with DEQ, community members have developed a plan to reduce particulate pollution. The plan focuses mainly on reducing emissions from residential wood burning.
Oregon Clean Fuels Program
Nearly a third of Oregon's greenhouse gas emissions come from burning gasoline and diesel in our cars and trucks. To meet Oregon's greenhouse gas reduction goals, the state is exploring many approaches to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Portland Region Wood Burning
A third of Portland region residents choose to burn wood in a woodstove or fireplace. That’s a key finding in a recent DEQ report on a 2014 residential wood burning survey about how residents are burning wood for heat and why.